November 17, 2016Blood-clotting receptor shown to have a role in normal stem cell differentiation
Plays one role in mature cells; another during embryonic development
June 23, 2016Starving stem cells may enable scientists to build better blood vessels
Shift in metabolism pushes cells to differentiate
June 23, 2016What are stem cells, and how do changes in their metabolism drive differentiation?
Dr. Jalees Rehman talks about his latest research on stem cell metabolism.
January 25, 2016Encapsulated human islet cells can normalize blood sugar levels in mice
A step towards a cure for diabetes
September 16, 2015UI Health validates cure for sickle cell in adults
Chemotherapy-free treatment offers hope to adult patients
June 25, 2015Researchers uncover epigenetic switches that turn stem cells into blood vessel cells
‘Epigenetic’ changes determine the fate of embryonic cells
January 7, 2014BPA increases risk of cancer in human prostate tissue
Fetal exposure to common plastic additive may have serious results later
October 14, 2013Adult stem cells help build human blood vessels in engineered tissues
Could lead to more effective treatment after heart attack
August 7, 2013Molecule of nerve-cell migration implicated in brain cancer
Findings shed light on how cancer spreads
March 12, 2013Treatment for sickle cell brings hope, a cure
Two brothers are cured of their sickle cell disease with a stem cell transplant from their older brother.